Inequalities in who gets their operation cancelled

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Research by Simon Jones (from University of Surrey’s Clinical Informatics  and Health Outcomes Research Group ) and Graham Cookson (Kings College, London) has been picked up by Mail on Sunday.  This research found that patients from poorer backgrounds and purchase no rx viagra ethic minorities  where more likely to have their operation cancelled than other sectors of the population.

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Reference:

Graham Cookson Simon Jones Bryan McIntosh CANCELLED PROCEDURES: INEQUALITY, INEQUITY AND THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE REFORMS Health Economics
DOI: 10.1002/hec.2860  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hec.2860/abstract Mail Online reference:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2203827/Poorer-patients-NHS-operations-cancelled-white-middle-class-people-likely-complain.html